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Greenport Village on April 18, 2011. (Credit: Erin Geismar)

Greenport Village on April 18, 2011.

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Because of its scenic waterfront vistas, old-world feel and modern attractions, Greenport was recently named one of America's Prettiest towns by Forbes.com.

Greenport High School in Greenport. (March 31, 2012)
(Credit: Eric Heigl)

Greenport High School in Greenport. (March 31, 2012)

Greenport United Methodist Church in Greenport. (March 31,
(Credit: Eric Heigl)

Greenport United Methodist Church in Greenport. (March 31, 2012)

Greenport Village on April 18, 2011.
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Greenport Village on April 18, 2011.

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Greenport, a village of 2,400 in the town
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Greenport, a village of 2,400 in the town of Southold, is located on the North Fork of Long Island and features waterfront views of the Peconic Bay, a vibrant shopping district, restaurants and hotels. (April 18, 2011)

Greenport, a village of 2,400 in the town
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Greenport, a village of 2,400 in the town of Southold, is located on the North Fork of Long Island and features waterfront views of the Peconic Bay, a vibrant shopping district, restaurants and hotels. (April 18, 2011)

Greenport, a village of 2,400 in the town
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Greenport, a village of 2,400 in the town of Southold, is located on the North Fork of Long Island and features waterfront views of the Peconic Bay, a vibrant shopping district, restaurants and hotels. (April 18, 2011)

Old Long Island Rail Road cars sit outside
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Old Long Island Rail Road cars sit outside the Railroad Museum of Long Island in Greenport. (April 18, 2011)

Congregation Tifereth Israel Anshei built its synagogue in
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Congregation Tifereth Israel Anshei built its synagogue in Greenport in 1903. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. (April 18, 2011)

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The garden outside Congregation Tifereth Israel Anshei in
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

The garden outside Congregation Tifereth Israel Anshei in Greenport. (April 18, 2011).

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The Greenport Fire Department was organized in 1845.
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

The Greenport Fire Department was organized in 1845. (April 18, 2011)

The old village fire bell was originally located
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

The old village fire bell was originally located in the village hall tower and now sits in front of the Greenport Fire Department. (April 18, 2011)

The old village fire bell was originally located
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

The old village fire bell was originally located in the village hall tower and now sits in front of the Greenport Fire Department, as seen on April 18, 2011.

Greenport Village Hall is located on Third Street
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Greenport Village Hall is located on Third Street in Greenport. (April 18, 2011)

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A statue outside the Greenport Fire Department commemorates
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A statue outside the Greenport Fire Department commemorates two young firefighters who died in a fire in 1977. (April 18, 2011)

At the end of Main Street, in Greenport,
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At the end of Main Street, in Greenport, Claudio's Restaurant looks out onto the Peconic Bay, Claudio's Clam Bar and Wharf. (April 18, 2011)

Scrimshaw restaurant is located in a historic wharf
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Scrimshaw restaurant is located in a historic wharf building at the end of Main Street in Greenport, overlooking the Peconic Bay. (April 18, 2011)

At the end of Main Street, in Greenport,
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

At the end of Main Street, in Greenport, Claudio's Restaurant looks out onto the Peconic Bay, Claudio's Clam Bar and Wharf. (April 18, 2011)

A row of art galleries and framers on
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A row of art galleries and framers on South Street in Greenport. (April 18, 2011)

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A mix of businesses and residential homes line
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A mix of businesses and residential homes line the streets of Greenport's downtown area. (April 18, 2011)

The Stirling Square shopping plaza in Greenport. (April
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

The Stirling Square shopping plaza in Greenport. (April 18, 2011)

The Greenport Jail was built in 1917 with
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

The Greenport Jail was built in 1917 with three steel cells and later moved to its current location on Carpenter Street. The jail remained in use until 1995, when the Greenport Police Department was disbanded. The Greenport Improvement Committee hopes to renovate the building and create a museum. (April 18, 2011)

Customers enter Sweet Indulgences, a gourmet sweets gift
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Customers enter Sweet Indulgences, a gourmet sweets gift shop on Main Street in Greenport. (April 18, 2011)

The Frisky Oyster restaurant on Front Street in
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

The Frisky Oyster restaurant on Front Street in Greenport. (April 18, 2011)

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The viewing deck in Mitchell Park overlooks the
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

The viewing deck in Mitchell Park overlooks the marina and Peconic Bay and sits in behind the carousel pavillion. (April 18, 2011)

The antique carousel located in Mitchell Park in
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

The antique carousel located in Mitchell Park in Greenport was donated to the village by the Northrop Grumman Corp. in 1995. (April 18, 2011)

Students gather in Mitchell Park outside the carousel
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Students gather in Mitchell Park outside the carousel pavillion in Greenport. (April 18, 2011)

Mitchell Park and Marina, on Front Street in
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Mitchell Park and Marina, on Front Street in Greenport, was renovated as part of the New York State Environmental Protection Fund's Local Waterfront Revitalization Program, and now includes the carousel pavillion, a viewing deck and transient boat docks. (April 18, 2011)

The kindergarten schoolhouse, built in 1818, was Greenport's
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

The kindergarten schoolhouse, built in 1818, was Greenport's first schoolhouse. The building is being renovated by the Village of Greenport and New York State to be used as an information center and community meeting place. (April 18, 2011)

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The Village Blacksmith shop was originally built in
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The Village Blacksmith shop was originally built in 1915 and operated in Greenport until 1987. The shop collapsed in 1994, and the current shop was dedicated in 1999. (April 18, 2011)

Greenport's Front Street has shopping, restaurants, the village
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Greenport's Front Street has shopping, restaurants, the village post office and Mitchell Park and Marina. (April 18, 2011)

Members of American Legion Post 185 in Greenport
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Members of American Legion Post 185 in Greenport have been fundraising for years to renovate their Third Street building. (April 18, 2011)

The North Ferry terminal to Shelter Island, located
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The North Ferry terminal to Shelter Island, located at the end of 3rd Street, in Greenport. (April 18, 2011)

Greenport is home to two museums, The East
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Greenport is home to two museums, The East End Seaport Maritime Museum, located between the North Ferry dock and the Long Island Railroad station; and the Railroad Museum, on 4th Street. (April 18, 2011)

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The North Ferry terminal to Shelter Island, located
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

The North Ferry terminal to Shelter Island, located at the end of 3rd Street, in Greenport. (April 18, 2011)

In Greenport, the village maintains its roots as
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

In Greenport, the village maintains its roots as a fishing village and the marinas are main ports for fishing boats and recreational boat tours. (April 18, 2011)

A visitor's dock in Greenport promotes tourism by
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

A visitor's dock in Greenport promotes tourism by boat. (April 18, 2011)

The end of the Greenport line of the
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

The end of the Greenport line of the Long Island Railroad. (April 18, 2011)

Old Long Island Railroad cars sit outside the
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Old Long Island Railroad cars sit outside the Railroad Museum of Long Island in Greenport. (April 18, 2011)

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